from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. machine-readable information
- abbr. magnetic resonance imaging
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- magnetic resonance imaging
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An abbreviation of Member of the Royal Irish Academy.
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- n. the use of nuclear magnetic resonance of protons to produce proton density images
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Either way - I was going to point out the fact that the inventor of the MRI is a young earth creationist - so in PZ's twisted world, even the guy who invented the MRI isn't a scientist … even the inventor of this world changing piece of equipment is a "clown" to him.
Hopefully, the MRI is not as bad as I think it might be.
The computer used in MRI allows us to produce either 2 or 3 dimensional images of structures.
In the MRI control room, the technologist will ask why the MRI is being performed, explain the scan to both you and your child, and will repeat the safety screening process.
An ultra-fast fetal MRI is performed without maternal sedation or fetal paralysis due to new software imaging and has been found to be a useful adjunct to ultrasound and to distinguish the various types of neck masses.
Cardiac MRI is especially useful for examining anomalies (abnormalities) of the:
Initial evaluation includes taking a detailed history of the nature of the seizures, performing a neurological exam to look for clues regarding where seizures may begin, performing a brain MRI scan and a brain MEG scan, recording some seizures in the epilepsy monitoring unitand neuropsychological testing.
A new technique using ultra-fast MRI is performed to document lung volume, which helps to confirm the diagnosis.
Adjacent to the 6-room CTOR, Catheterization Lab, and MRI is a specially designed and staffed 13-bed Cardiac Preparation and Recovery Unit (CPRU) that provides highly specialized pre - and post-catheterization and procedure recovery care for infants, children and adults.
But then in about 4 years when parts need to be replaced, and that second MRI is down half the time – the government will not invest in a new machine – so lines will start to grow.